Basil- Genovese

Ocimum basilicum

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Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

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Basil- Genovese

Ocimum basilicum


  • Annual 60cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Italian pesto variety


Aromatic annual growing to 60cm. Large fragrant green leaves. The best variety for making pesto. Can be grown in containers. Can be used fresh or dried.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 60cm
Care: Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.

(Product number: C1-02)
Seeds per gram: 700 seeds


SKU C1-02
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds
Seeds per gram: 700
Photo credits:

Photo by Putneypics/ CC BY 2.0

Photo by Nicole Bratt/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Just Keeps Giving

2 December 2017
Splendid
(5)

Easy

12 November 2017
Easy and quick growing. Love it!
(5)

pesto

By: on 23 March 2016
i just use this for pesto no complaints grew okay
(5)

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